Dr. Imad Elkebbi

Consultant and Chair, Division of Endocrinology
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Dr. Imad Elkebbi, MD, is a Consultant and Chair, Division of Endocrinology, at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi and has 30 years of experience in the field of endocrinology.

Dr. Elkebbi graduated from the American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanon, in 1985 and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, in 1988. He completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA in 1991. As a faculty member at Emory University, he was heavily involved in healthcare delivery research which led to the restructuring of the Diabetes Clinic at the Grady Health System, a county health system affiliated with Emory University. The Diabetes Clinic thus received national recognition and was awarded the Safety Net Hospitals Quality Improvement Award by the American Hospital Association (AHA). In 2004 – 2005, during his role as a contractor for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), he was involved in planning and implementing a project to establish a national surveillance program for chronic diseases in Egypt, in collaboration with public health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO). Dr. Elkebbi also worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and significantly contributed to the development of management guidelines for metabolic conditions in the MENA region.

Doctor can help with

  • Thyroid diseases
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Diabetes mellitus (DM)
  • Calcium & bone disorders


  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • The Endocrine Society

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Georgia Medical License, USA
  • Licensed, Ministry of Health (MOH), UAE
  • Licensed, Lebanese Medical License, Lebanon
  • Certified, American Board (Endocrinology)
  • Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Training and work experience

  • Medical Staff

    Piedmont Healthcare, USA

  • Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine

    Emory University, USA

  • Resident, Internal Medicine

    Baylor College of Medicine, USA

  • Fellow, Endocrinology

    Emory University, USA

  • Associate Professor of Medicine

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)

    American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Awards and recognitions

  • Membership Award

    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, USA
  • Outstanding Resident, Chief Resident Award

    Baylor College of Medicine, USA
  • Attending Teaching Award

    Emory University, USA
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